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for·tu·i·tous adjective 1. happening by chance rather than design.

This is the boat log, or 'blog' if you will, of the sailboat Fortuitous, where we reflect on our sails, our screwups, and our thoughts about nautical things.

Recent Log Entries:

2015: The Year of Maintenance

After a few trips to the shore for winteriziation and removing the seasonal stuff, our living room is once again looking like a boat threw up in it. In an effort to avoid dealing with that, I thought it would be a good time to do a review of the 2015 sailing season. ...continued

November Skies

You can't count on too many days over 70 degrees in November, and when you get one, you've got to sail. ...continued

Swan Combat

There are two schools of thought within our sailing club on how to conduct the annual banquet. ...continued

Last Weekend of Racing

It's October. I should have mowed my lawn a month ago, and now there are so many leaves jammed down into the gnarled thatch that I don't know if I should mow it, blow it, or just walk away. I had to let it go one more week though, because the wind was up and there was racing going on. ...continued

Autumn Sailing

This is my favorite time of year to sail. ...continued